New Pokémon Games Coming Out in 2022

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The Pokémon Company, the company that handles the Pokémon franchise, recently announced the release of Pokémon Violet and Pokémon Scarlet in late 2022. 

The announcement of the new Pokémon video games was made during a Pokemon Presents video presentation on Pokémon Day via an online stream. The two new games are the latest installments in the Pokemon games series after the release of ‘Pokémon Sword and Shield‘ in 2019. 

“Trainers will once again embark on an epic journey of discovery and exploration,” The Pokémon Company CEO and President Tsunekazu Ishihara said. “Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be an adventure unlike any other, and I cannot wait to share this incredible experience with all of you.”

The trailer shows that the graphics look a bit similar to ‘Pokémon Legends: Arceus‘. “Welcome to the open world of Pokémon,” The Youtube description of the trailer states. Familiar characters such as Pikachu, Meowth, Magnemit, Hoppip, Lucano, Combee, and Drifloon were included in the trailer.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet take a new spin in the series as trainers can explore an open environment where border-less towns blend with the wilderness. Gamers will encounter Pokémons on the streets, in the ocean, and in the sky.

The main character’s outfit will depend on which game they choose – Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. To start the journey, gamers can choose a Pokémon to join their adventure. The three choices are Fuecoco, the fire croc Pokémon, Quaxly, the duckling Pokémon, and Sprigatito, the grass cat Pokémon.


  • Category: Fire Croc Pokémon
  • Type: Fire
  • Ability: Blaze
  • Height: 1′4″
  • Weight: 21.6 lbs.


  • Category: Duckling Pokémon
  • Type: Water
  • Ability: Torrent
  • Height: 1′8″
  • Weight: 13.4 lbs.


  • Category: Grass Cat Pokémon
  • Type: Grass
  • Ability: Overgrow
  • Height: 1′4″
  • Weight: 9 lbs.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet can be linked with Pokémon HOME which lets gamers keep their Pokémon collection in one system. 

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